24th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary ForumNational Child Day celebration in the Senate ChamberSenator Munson with Ottawa Senator Erik Karlsson.Senator Munson with former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and his wife, Aline.Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games.

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    Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

    Mental Health Support for

    Hon. Jim Munson: As Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, I share the same sentiments as Senator Ataullahjan. When you make your representations to government, we believe that a focus should be on more help for those who have mental health issues. It seems to be an overlooked issue. With post-traumatic stress […]


    Thursday, December 1st, 2016

    International Day of Persons with

    Honourable senators, it’s nice to see that one of the new senators spoke about disability. It’s nice to have a new ally in senator Renée Dupuis. To have another ally in the Senate dealing with human rights is extremely important. Honourable senators, since 1992, December 3 has been recognized by the United Nations as the […]


    Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

    Motion to Urge the Government to Take the Steps

    Thank you, honourable senators. This is a motion that urges the government to take steps necessary to deescalate tensions and restore peace and stability in the South China Sea, and, honourable senators, I’m grateful to our colleague Senator Ngo for his motion to launch an inquiry on the worrisome events taking place right now in […]